Packaged Food 2012: Is Commodity Price Deflation on the Cards?
After rising strongly from mid-2010 to mid-2011, food input prices have been steadily falling on international commodities markets. Further declines are expected during 2012 for key inputs including corn, wheat and cocoa, as global economic uncertainty persists. In turn, this price deflation should create significant cost saving opportunities all along the packaged food supply chain. This briefing will elucidate those opportunities and clarify differences between developed and developing markets